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Chinese New Year ‘Reunion Dinner @ Putien (莆田), 1 Utama Shopping Centre
Feb24

Chinese New Year ‘Reunion Dinner @ Putien (莆田), 1 Utama Shopping Centre

When my paternal grandma was still around, my family and I used to go back to her house for reunion dinner. The reunion dinner menu includes steamed chicken, ngaku (arrowhead) with pork belly, steamed fish, braised sea cucumber with mushroom, herbal soup and more. Now that she’s no longer around, my family usually opt to have reunion dinner at Chinese restaurants coz it’s more convenient and save the hassle of cleaning up....

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Din Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) @ One Utama
Jan04

Din Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) @ One Utama

Where do you go for xiao long bao (steamed dumplings or “小笼包” in chinese)? There are many eateries in Malaysia offering xiao long bao, the famous ones include Dragon-i, Paradise Dynasty and Din Tai Fung. Among these three, Din Tai Fung is my favorite place for xiao long bao. If you don’t already know, Din Tai Fung is a restaurant originated from Taiwan, specialising in xiao long bao. They have several branches in...

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J&D Espresso @ Oasis BU 11, Bandar Utama
Jul19

J&D Espresso @ Oasis BU 11, Bandar Utama

Both The Wifey and I were heading to 1 Utama for some leisure shopping and since The Wifey doesn’t want mall food, I brought her to J&D Espresso; a neighborhood cafe located in Bandar Utama 11. This cafe has a cosy, warm and relaxing environment in which you can enjoy your coffee or meal. The walls are decorated with the famous pictorial maxim of the three wise monkeys. Together they embody the proverbial principle to...

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KyoChon 1991 @ 1 Utama
Jul16

KyoChon 1991 @ 1 Utama

KyoChon, a highly popular Korean fried chicken restaurant chain in South Korea has arrived in Malaysia with its first store at 1 Utama (Lower Ground at New Wing, near Cold Storage). Founded in 1991, KyoChon specializes in serving the highest-quality chicken in variety of flavors (Soy, Red, Honey & Sal Sal) as well as other Korean dishes such as Dakgalbi Grilled Chicken, Rice Cake Soup with Chicken and more. Kyochon has a simple...

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Taang Shifu (汤师父) @ 1 Utama Shopping Centre
May24

Taang Shifu (汤师父) @ 1 Utama Shopping Centre

Taang Shifu (汤师父) is a concept restaurant serving nourishing dishes, refreshing tonic soups, healthy drinks & nourishing desserts by experienced chefs. Their signature dishes include Five Spices Hotpot, Buddha Jumps Over The Wall and Nourishing Soup with American Ginseng. “Ge Gen” Heat Reducing Tea (RM9.90) This sour plum tea which is both sweet and sour is the perfect drink to quench your thirst on a hot day....

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Meet and Greet with Chi Lam 张智霖 at OGAWA 至霖双亲节 Roadshow, 1 Utama
May02

Meet and Greet with Chi Lam 张智霖 at OGAWA 至霖双亲节 Roadshow, 1 Utama

Meet and Greet with Chi Lam 张智霖 at OGAWA 至霖双亲节 Roadshow at 1 Utama tomorrow! 3 May 2014 (Saturday). The public appearance of Julian Cheung is part of Ogawa’s promotional campaign in conjunction of parents day. Chi Lam 张智霖 is being recognized as the best actor in “Triumph In The Skies 2” 衝上雲宵 II as Captain Cool and gained a lot of fans since then. Ogawa 2014 Parents’ Day TVC Meet and Greet with Chi Lam 张智霖 at OGAWA 至霖双亲节...

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Rusco @ One Utama Shopping Centre, PJ
Nov11

Rusco @ One Utama Shopping Centre, PJ

RUSCO™ is a premium brand under Yataro Group that launched few years ago. The first Rusco outlet was opened at Level 6, Tokyo Street, Pavillion few months ago. PJ folks do not need to go all the way to KL for this delicious Rusco rusk as the second outlet was recently opened at One Utama Shopping Centre. When I first lay my eyes on this Rusco rusk, I thought it resemble our own “Roti Kok” but this Rusco is more classy as...

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Menya Musashi Ramen @ Isetan Eat Paradise, 1 Utama
Aug13

Menya Musashi Ramen @ Isetan Eat Paradise, 1 Utama

Menya Musashi is named after a legendary samurai, Miyamoto Musashi, who was famous for his double sword style. The award winning Menya Musashi has become a household name in Japan since making its debut more than fifteen years ago in 1996. The entrance of Menya Musashi. At Menya Musashi, you can choose to have the Normal ramen, Ajitama ramen (with egg) or Chashu men (with barbecued pork). As for the soup based ramen, there are only...

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